North America Wedding Photographers

Wedding Photographers of North America

Be sure to hire a North American wedding photographer with a documentary-style to make authentic photos on your big day. A trusted and respected pro to make your family and guests feel relaxed is a must. Meet the accredited members of the Wedding Photojournalist Association.

316 Documentary Wedding Photographers available for your wedding...

Vermont is home to documentary wedding photographer Megan Hannah

Since moving to Vermont in 2012, Megan and her husband have photographed over 100 weddings as a team, in their documentary style.

Starting Price:
5200 (USD)
Danette Pascarella has been documenting weddings in NJ for over 7 years

Danette has been documenting weddings in New Jersey since 2010, but before that she had a long career as a biologist. Since photography was essential to her happiness, she boldly switched careers and has not looked back since. She feels most alive...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
 Wedding Photography by David Clumpner of Missoula, Montana

Hi, I'm David! I'm a documentary wedding photographer who believes in real, raw, emotional photography. I have traveled and lived in many countries and states, always pursuing adventure and good stories. This is how I came to be a photographer...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Cafa Liu is a wedding photographer from Canada - Cafaphoto

I am a wedding photographer based in Toronto, I record marriage moments from a special “Cafa” angle, and create love memories with passion. I am not a story-maker, but a story-teller, telling the love stories in an artistically way. I provide service...

Starting Price:
4000 (CAD)
Boston wedding photographer, Alex Paul of Massachusetts.

Originally from Belarus – a small country between Poland and Russia – it was in 2006, and inspired by my own wedding, that I attended the Minsk School of Photography. Following two years intense study and two more years shadowing a renowned wedding...

Starting Price:
4500 (USD)
Alessandro Banchelli is a Mexico Destination Wedding Photographer in Playa del Carmen

Hi, I'm Italian Destination Wedding Photographer born in Florence and located since 2007 in Playa del Carmen. I am a Philosophy graduate and I discovered the art of photography many years ago, I remember the first contact with the photography…… I...

Starting Price:
1250 (USD)
Miami, FL documentary wedding photographer David Zaoui has said that at his own wedding, he discovered the art of wedding photography

A self-learned photographer, David Zaoui was born in 1982 of Eurasian and Franco-Algerian parents. Growing up, his diverse background provided an ideal environment where artistic sense, open-mindedness and multiculturalism were omnipresent. Through both...

Starting Price:
5000 (USD)
Jesse La Plante has a Bachelor’s Degree in photojournalism and shoots weddings in and around Boulder, Colorado.

I’ve worked as a professional photographer for more than a decade. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in photojournalism and started out in the newspaper industry. During that time, I shot everything from criminal court trials to Detroit Pistons games (I’m...

Starting Price:
4999 (USD)
Brittany Diliberto, Bee Two Sweet Photography in Arlington, VA

Photography is a part of who I am, not just what I do. My camera goes wherever I go, because I believe spectacular moments should be imprinted on more than memory alone. My work is influenced by my background as a professional lighting designer, having...

Starting Price:
4250 (USD)
Cancun wedding photography by Gisselle Gonzalez, for Quintana Roo, Mexico

I am a Graphic designer, Photographer, Mom of 2 kids and Wife , that have found in the photography a different way to see life, to enjoy it and to passionate for it!! I was in college when I get involve with my first Black and white photography lessons,...

Starting Price:
1500 (USD)
San Francisco Photographer Chris Shum's most beautiful and joyful events in life are weddings

Chris has had a great love for art since he was a young boy. At age of 15, he earned his first second-hand camera from his father. Since then, he was always “the photographer” among his friends and family. He finally turned this passion into his...

Starting Price:
4500 (USD)
David Murray is an Atlanta wedding photojournalist with a GA studio serving discerning clientele

David Murray Weddings is a boutique wedding photojournalism studio serving a sophisticated, discerning clientele. David is a Pulitzer Prize Finalist, a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award runner-up, as well as 1st place/Spot News in the POYi. He has...

Starting Price:
5000 (USD)
Jacob Hannah is a Vermont wedding photographer that has a degree in Photojournalism and spent six years working as a newspaper photojournalist

Jacob graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2006 with a degree in Photojournalism. He then spent six years as a newspaper photojournalist in New York and Nebraska, before moving back to his home state of Vermont.

Starting Price:
5200 (USD)
Lake Tahoe, CA based wedding photographer Shaunte Dittmar

I fell into my passion for photography at a younger age and used it as a means to document the world around me. Fascinated by human expression and interaction, I began photographing weddings and haven't looked back since. My goal is to create a...

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
Matt Theilen is photographing Northern CA weddings and building an amazing business with his wife.

We are Matt and Tara Theilen–just two people in love with life and passionate about what we do. We met in 1998 when Matt was living in his VW van, spending winters rock climbing in Joshua Tree while Tara was finishing up graduate school in Tucson. Over...

Starting Price:
5500 (USD)
New Jersey wedding photographer Todd Laffler.

After high school I went on to earn my BFA in Photography from the Maryland Institute College of Art, one of the nation’s top ranked Art Schools. College laid down the foundation for my path in photography, a path I continue to explore and expand upon to...

Starting Price:
4950 (USD)
Michelle Arlotta is a New Jersey wedding photographer of the WPJA

Michelle has been photographing weddings for over 13 years. Couples call her a 'wedding ninja' for her ability to capture raw emotion while telling their story in a beautiful, yet comprehensive manner and always with a bit of humor along the...

Starting Price:
4400 (USD)
Johnny Shryock, Arlington VA Wedding Photographer

My love of photography was sparked when my brother was getting married. It wasn't until his wedding (ten years ago!) that I decided to purchase my first "real camera" and I haven't turned back since. I want you to feel completely at...

Starting Price:
4250 (USD)
Carson City, Nevada wedding photos by Tara Theilen

Tara Theilen photographs weddings with her husband, Matt-- We are Matt and Tara Theilen–just two people in love with life and passionate about what we do. We met in 1998 when Matt was living in his VW van, spending winters rock climbing in Joshua Tree...

Starting Price:
5500 (USD)
Denis Gostev employs a non-intrusive approach to his NYC wedding photography

After spending years photographing sports, Denis has developed a keen eye and intuition for capturing natural, emotional, and long lasting moments using a non-intrusive approach to wedding photography.

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Kristy May photographs both New York and New Jersey weddings.

I’m a wedding and elopement photographer based in the NYC and NJ metro area specializing in capturing real candid moments and making custom black and white prints. I love classic black tie weddings and equally love a simple affair at City Hall because...

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
New Hampshire wedding photographer, Sarah Martinez

My photography background takes me from starting out as a photojournalist for a newspaper in Ohio, to being the second photographer to an incredible wedding team in San Diego, all the way to starting my own photography business here in New Hampshire.

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Julie Ambos has devoted herself to moment driven photojournalistic wedding photography in Key West, Florida.

Julie's fascination with photography started early. Hanging in her family home were two side-by-side portraits: one of her sister, perfectly coiffed and surrounded by carefully arranged stuffed animals; and one of Julie, tangled hair, one sock...

Starting Price:
3450 (USD)
Greenville Wedding Photographer Matthew Pautz of South Carolina

Passion is a word that is sometimes thrown around and overused. Everyone is passionate about something, the trick is finding out what. Wedding photography isn’t a path covered by high school guidance counselors so like most photographers, I had to...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Kent Meireis formed his Colorado wedding photography company specializing in wedding photojournalism for Denver.

After working as a staff photographer for news papers such as The Denver Post for more than 20-years, I started my own wedding photography business in 1997, specializing in wedding photojournalism. Having a BA in journalism and two feature Pulitzer...

Starting Price:
2000 (USD)
Esther Gibbons - wedding photographer in Montreal, Quebec

Esther Gibbons is a wedding, event and portrait photographer based in Montreal, Quebec. Her photography is natural and authentic, with a focus on documenting real moments between people. She works tirelessly and has terrific timing to catch people at...

Starting Price:
2500 (CAD)
Madison, Wisconsin based wedding photojournalist - Romulo Morishita

My experience with photography starts with a six-year-old boy holding up lights for his dad at a party. When we arrive home, my dad gives me his state-of-the-art Hasseblad camera's detachable back and teaches me to rewind the film. For me it was all...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Ken Pak wedding photography of DC was exposed to cameras by his father, a photographer.

For Ken Pak, photography is a way to expose life at its best. His spontaneity of expression and his professional, yet friendly nature allow him to capture the most natural once in a lifetime moments through his lenses. He says "Throughout the...

Starting Price:
3900 (USD)
Bradley Hanson is a Minnesota wedding photographer from Minneapolis

Since 1999, I have been a professional photographer serving in Minneapolis, MN, Seattle, WA and international destinations. While weddings are my first love, I also apply my style to portraits, promotional images, live music, commercial and editorial...

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Emma Rose began photographing weddings in 1999 in Vancouver, Canada

Emma Rose has had a life-long desire to capture the beauty in people, their surroundings and their emotions. What started as an exploration of all different types of artistic medium, including watercolour, acrylics, charcoal and pastel, turned to a more...

Starting Price:
4200 (CAD)
Deborah Coleman is an Okland California wedding photojournalist with newspaper experience

As a young child growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, I knew I wanted to be an artist. Eventually, I realized that if I did what I loved, the rest would follow. While I was in college, I was selected to work in the White House Photo Office during...

Starting Price:
5000 (USD)
Raymond Iavasile works in Michigan photographing weddings.

Ray Anthony Photography is now better than ever! As a husband and wife team, combined, we will offer you Ray's love and passion for his documentary style of photographing weddings, and Beth's own creative talents as well! She has spent years...

Starting Price:
5500 (USD)
Rhode Island wedding photography by Kevin Trimmer

I enjoy capturing the moments and emotion throughout your wedding day. My work has been described as "fun", "artistic", “unique”, “candid”, “emotional”, "spontaneous" and “story-telling”. My photography background has...

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Emin Kuliyev multi-time, top award-winning wedding photojournalist from NY

2008 - Photographer of the year in the AGWPJA. 2009 - Top 5 WPJA Photographer for 2009 2011 - Photographer of the Year in the WPJA. 2012 - WPJA POY First Runner Up 2014 - Photographer of the Year in the WPJA. 2014 - Photographer of the...

Starting Price:
2200 (USD)
Dorota Karpowicz is a wedding photographer from Alberta, Canada

Our photography began in nature where we captured award winning photos of the natural environment but we were drawn to people and capturing the richness of their emotions in photos that will last forever. We use different lenses and angles to create...

Starting Price:
3750 (CAD)
Washington State Wedding Photographer, Logan Westom

I'm a documentary wedding photographer located in the Seattle area of Washington. I live on the rocky beaches of Bremerton Washington and love riding the ferry to Seattle as often as possible. I started my professional photography career shooting...

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Kristina Cazares-Neri passion for great wedding photographs continued into a professional career as a San Diego, CA wedding photojournalist

Kristina knew she wanted to be a photographer since before she knew how a camera works. She ruined countless rolls of film as a child because she wanted to take photos but had no idea how to operate a camera. Luckily for you, her passion for photography...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
New York based documentary wedding photographer Danielle Gardner.

Danielle spent six years as a photojournalist and multimedia photographer for Sun-Times Media in Chicago. When not photographing weddings, she's in her Upstate New York home documenting the daily life of her husband and their six-year-old son...

Starting Price:
1600 (USD)
Christophe Viseux likes multicultural destination weddings to photograph in France.

As a well-traveled events photographer, I have a special interest in multicultural and destination weddings. My work has taken me around the world to cover celebrations in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia as well as South of France. My promise, as...

Starting Price:
4500 (CAD)
Nicky Byrnes wedding photography for Lake Tahoe and Northern CA

I’ve had a camera in my hand since I can remember. On family vacations each of us had a camera and would come back with several rolls of film. It was great to see different perspectives of the same place. My photos became more refined throughout my...

Starting Price:
500 (USD)
San Francisco based wedding photographer Stephanie Secrest has a masters degree in photojournalism.

Stephanie received her Master's degree in photojournalism from top ranked, Ohio University and has studied under Arnold Gassan, a colleague of Ansel Adams. She was invited to attend the prestigious Eddie Adams Workshop, a national forum for top...

Starting Price:
3400 (USD)
A traveling wedding photographer from Minnesota -  Penny McCoy

My name is Penny! I am a traveling wedding photographer living in Minnesota. I was born and raised in the south so you will hear me say the word y'all along with other combination made up words. I love to travel all over this world to take photos of...

Starting Price:
2800 (USD)
Wedding Photographer Alison Williams works mostly in Colorado.

As a little girl, I was surrounded by artists in my family, so it was a natural step for me to find a love of photography very early. I tried my hand at a course as a Sophomore in High School and immediately found myself winning state-wide competitions,...

Starting Price:
3200 (USD)
Victoria Sprung is a Chicago Wedding Photographer - IL

I’m Victoria, and I dislike 3rd person bio pages. I’m a Photographer, Filmmaker, and Educator based in Chicago, traveling worldwide. I specialize in low light, high contrast, bold color, and in-camera effects. I love documenting real moments (at weddings...

Starting Price:
3900 (USD)
San Francisco Bay Area wedding photographer, Siliang Wang.

I use a documentary approach with a fine art style to my wedding photography capturing real & raw emotional moments. I don’t see photographs as just a job. I have the desire to create beautiful images that tell love stories through photos, I can help...

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Katherine Birkbeck of TN, loves wedding photography and was a newspaper photographer.

"Everybody, everybody wants to love. Everybody, everybody wants to be loved. Everybody knows the love, everybody holds the love, everybody folds for love. Everybody feels the love, everybody steals the love, everybody heals with love." - Ingrid...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Washington DC is where you will find Mari Harsan photographing weddings

“Sought after in Washington DC. and abroad for their artistic, cinematic wedding photography, Mari Harsan and George Bucur capture the very essence of what’s beautiful and authentic about the couples and families they work with. Mixing fine-art...

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Jerome Pollos - wedding phototgraphy in Idaho

Let me let you in on a secret. I never thought I'd become a photographer. To say I came into photography in an unorthodox manner is an understatement. I wasn’t a photography nerd in high school. I didn’t have some revelation about being artistic at...

Starting Price:
2799 (USD)
Madison, Wisconsin photojournalist, turned wedding photographer,  Ruthie Hauge

Ruthie’s roots are in photojournalism and art. She received a scholarship to attend Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, where she majored in photography and minored in drawing. She interned at the Irish Times Newspaper in Dublin, Ireland. Upon...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
New York City is home to wedding photographer Blazej Sendzielski

I remember my dad taking pictures with a Russian Zenith ET which was later passed on to me becoming my first camera. I got into serious photography as early as in 1998. Since then I have been working as a photographer for several press agencies and a...

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Lauren Lindley is a South Lake Tahoe wedding photographer in CA

I am a Texas Longhorn at heart and a transplant to the South Lake Tahoe area, which I have called home since 2006. Today, I am a destination wedding photographer available for event, portrait and wedding photography in the Reno Tahoe Area and beyond. I...

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
Jessica Weiser has a degree in Photojournalism and photographs weddings in Maine.

...In 1999 I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Photojournalism from Ball State University in Muncie, IN. Over the years I gained experience working for the college newspaper and other publications as a photographer....

Starting Price:
4800 (USD)
Maine is home to the wedding photography business of Kate Crabtree

...I have been published in Real Maine Weddings, Maine Magazine, Seacoast Weddings, Style Me Pretty, Junebug Weddings, amongst others....

Starting Price:
4400 (USD)
Kenneth Clapp, of Maryland, has a passion for bold wedding photojournalism

A visual storyteller, Kenny, is a talent unlike any other. Its his love for his wife and photography partner, Mia, that inspires his passion for bold wedding photojournalism and allows him to consistently tell the beautiful story of his wedding clients...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Nikhol Esteras is a weddings photographer with her husband in Mexico and the San Francisco, Bay Area.

I am a documentary wedding photographer, based out of Oaxaca (Winter) and the Bay Area in California (Summer), and I also offer my services in international destination wedding photography. My approach focuses on making unique and real images that...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Masao Okano is a MA wedding photographer and self-taught photo student of light and love

Shortly after entering the world of photography, Masao quickly realized that human moments were the most inspiring, unique, multi-faceted and challenging things to capture. This set him out on a life-long journey to document such moments in his own life...

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
Massachusetts is home to wedding photographer Simi Rabinowitz

Knowing that a split second of time I capture with my camera can turn into an image cherished by generations. This is what excites me about being a wedding photographer and motivates me to continuously hone my skills and my vision. I love stunning...

Starting Price:
2700 (USD)
France and Occitanie wedding photographer William Lambelet

William is a French Wedding Photographer. He attaches great value to human relationships. Year by year he has developed is own style. 
His goal is to create strong and composed pictures in capturing small moments a lot of people doesn’t see. He likes to...

Starting Price:
2100 (EUR)
Documentary wedding photographer, Miguel Onieva of Spain

As a teenager I enjoyed creating memories in a different, natural and original way. My dream and my hope was to become one of the best wedding photographers in the world. I still did not know how to get it, but I was very clear that I did not want to be...

Starting Price:
1800 (EUR)
Puglia and Bari Wedding Photographer Matteo Lomonte of Italia

Matteo Lomonte was born in 1983 in Gioia del Colle, a little town in the south of Italy. In 2001 he started to develop his passion for photography and after a self-taught training, he worked with professional photographers all over Italy. His passion...

Starting Price:
2500 (EUR)
Franck Petit is a French wedding photographer in Lot-et-Garonne

I'm French wedding photographer. I do it since 2012. I'm married and I have one daughter, they are the inspiration in my life and they push my limits to be a better person and a better photographer. If I do this job, it's to feel happiness...

Starting Price:
2000 (EUR)
Clara Sampaio Brazil wedding photographer

I am Clara Sampaio, I photograph for passion and love my profession. Since I've changed architecture for wedding photography and family, I can say that I'm part of a select group of people who work with what they really like, and that makes all...

Starting Price:
2000 (USD)
Freek Nagtzaam Netherlands Wedding Photographer from Noord Brabant

My photography must exceed your expectations. I laid the foundations at the Fotovakschool, I followed courses, but the most important thing: I followed my heart. I have found the perfect balance between ambition, challenge and love in my constant search...

Starting Price:
1500 (EUR)
Erkin Agsaran is a wedding photographer in Turkey - Istanbul photography.

I believe that, your wedding photographs should show more than how beautiful you look at your wedding. They should remind you what you live and feel on that day. My mission on each wedding is; - to produce meaningful, evocative photographs that focus on...

Starting Price:
950 (EUR)

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3500 US Dollar

Olujr: Olu Akintorin

Willowbrook in Illinois, United States
4000 US Dollar

Heidi Sandoval

San Leandro in California, United States
5000 US Dollar

Joseph Kohn

Daly City in California, United States

IQphoto was founded in 2002. We have photographed hundreds of weddings in Northern California and in many other states and countries such as United Kingdom, Canada, Greece, Honduras, Mexico, Italy, Dominican Republic, Thailand, and more. We have...

1500 US Dollar

Melissa Schaefer Photography: Melissa Schaefer

Zimmerman in Minnesota, United States

My very first camera was a little point and shoot that took 110 speed film. I knew nothing other than I wanted to capture what my eyes were seeing. Whether it was the split second interaction between two people who truly loved each other or the...

3500 US Dollar

Eternity Studios: Yvonne Ruth

Edmonton in Alberta, Canada
2800 US Dollar

Andrew Morrell Photography: Andrew Morrell

Winchester in Virginia, United States

Mine is a love story, the marriage of art and technology, fused by curiosity and an abiding love of music, and consummated by the giddy discovery of shooting weddings. My professional career began far from cameras, powered by a love of music, as...

2000 US Dollar

James Juarez

Los Angeles in California, United States
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Wedding Photographer Jenna Shouldice of British Columbia, Canada
You will be told some traditions — Hindu, Maltese — consider rain a good omen on a wedding day. You will be told a wet knot is harder to untie. You may — correctly — think that if the two of you can face the day's elements with aplomb and grace, you're more likely to face life's challenges with... Read more

Client Letters

Michelle and Peter

Photographed by Neil Thurston

Thank you for the amazing pictures! They are absoloutely breathtaking! You both captured every single detail of the day and every...

Marcela & Rishi

Photographed by Philip Thomas

What can we say...thank you so very much for sharing your art and your passion with us during our wedding weekend! Your photos capture...

Charlotte & David

Photographed by Geoff Hansen

We want to thank you, not only for the great photos, but also for the incredible patience and care you've taken as my family has...